The media has enormous power in energizing social movements for good or ill. While it is folly to attribute the traction gained by far right organizations and hate groups to media images, history suggests that we would do well to consider how popular culture is capable of turning hate into heroism.
Violence Against Women: A Global Problem With a Solution
There are a host of ways that communities, governments, and entities like the United Nations can better protect women and girls and prevent violence from occurring.
Changing Norms for Gender Equality
As we mark the twentieth anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, we have much to celebrate, from the global progress over the past two decades in reducing poverty, but we still have far to go to achieve gender equality around the world.
The Evolution of Nonviolent Resistance
In an interview with The Fletcher Forum, Serbian democracy activists Srdja Popovic and Slobodan Djinovic discuss innovations in repression and resistance, the complexities of nonviolence and violent extremism, and the future of the scholarship and practice of nonviolence.
From Crisis to Opportunity: The 2015 Global Opportunities Forum
The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs’ yearlong conversation series on the five issues where we believe crisis can give way to opportunity in 2015.
Volume 38:2 of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Now Available
The editorial staff of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs is pleased to bring you our latest issue, Summer Volume 38:2. The Summer 2014 volume is the first edition of The Fletcher Forum with all-female authorship, and is meant to highlight and celebrate women who have risen to important roles in the international community.